karoshi

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karoshi (kaˈrəʊʃɪ)
 
n
(in Japan) death caused by overwork
 
[from Japanese ka excess + ro labour + shi death]

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Main Entry:  karoshi
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  death due to overwork or exhaustion from one's work
Etymology:  Japanese ka 'excess' + ro 'labor' + shi 'death'
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